The world’s your playground: Introducing… Swingling!

Who needs a swing set when you can have Swingling? This compact, portable swing can be set up anywhere where there’s a sturdy horizontal structure. From family picnics to music festivals and beyond, the world’s your playground with Swingling. Plus, when you’re done, Swingling folds up to an easy-to-carry size, and all hardware and cables Read More...

Announcement: the Future of Invention Challenges

We’re so thrilled with the ideas flowing in from our Invention Challenges, that we’ve decided to kick it up a notch. From now on, we’ll be posting all-new challenges on a regular basis. Sometimes these challenges will include a brand partner (think: The Home Depot, Real Simple, or GE), other times we’ll come up with Read More...

The versatile vacuum: Introducing… SwitchVac!

Robotic vacuums are awesome for everyday upkeep. But some messes require the careful diligence of an upright. Enter: SwitchVac. This dual-mode vacuum features a base unit which can clean all on its own or with the help of the detachable handle. Now you don’t have to choose between convenience and a thorough clean. Invented by Read More...

Straight off the rack: Introducing… Hangline!

Kick ugly creases to the curb with Hangline! This innovative hanging solution features double rods coated in grippy rubber to hold pants and skirts upright by the waistband so they won’t wrinkle. What’s more, each Hangline includes five rungs, allowing you to hang multiple pairs of pants at once. Dreamt up by Eddy Vermeiren, who Read More...

The Sweet Story Behind Bake Shapes

To celebrate the new Pluck and Bake Shapes set, we sat down with inventor Hadar Ferris to chat about how she came up with Bake Shapes. Watch the video above to get a behind-the-scenes peek at Hadar’s visit to Quirky HQ and some sweet inspiration for a Bake Shapes creation of your own!

Connect and recharge: Introducing… Radius!

These days, you’d be crazy not to travel with a mobile hotspot and a portable battery. But shouldn’t there be an easier way to stay connected? Enter: Radius. This discreet device offers a USB port for on-the-go charging as well as WiFi capabilities. Since Radius allows up to 7 hours of continuous dual-mode usage, it Read More...

It’s what’s inside that counts: Introducing… Flavinator!

Carnivores, rejoice! Flavinator is no ordinary meat injector. This kitchen essential features four needles and a pressurized N2O canister to make sure your steaks are always supremely seasoned. Simply fill Flavinator with your favorite marinade or sauce, insert needles into meat, and push the button to add lip-smacking goodness to your fare from the inside Read More...

Introducing: Invention on the Street

Back when we were in Austin, we sent our very own Anna Make-A-Buchbauer out on the streets to mix it up with the locals. Our mission? Find out what everyday folks have to say about invention. We were so impressed with everyone’s candid responses and interesting invention ideas, that we’ve decided to make this a Read More...

Tech with a twist: Introducing… Curl!

These days, personal computers seem to be getting smaller and smaller. But what if there was a computer that you could actually roll up like a newspaper and carry with you? Well, Curl does just that. Harnessing the power of flexible OLED screen technology, Curl features a 10-inch screen and a keyboard, which can fold Read More...

Schenectady, here we come!

Last week, we announced that we’re opening our third office location in Schenectady, New York. Why Schenectady? Well, besides its awesome, tongue twisting name, Schenectady is the home of the original GE headquarters. So, we’re pretty excited to follow in GE’s footsteps and continue Schenectady’s longstanding tradition of innovation. This past Thursday, we traveled upstate Read More...

Keep your fish in the loop: Introducing… Bloop!

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but fish are a whole other story. Bloop turns your run-of-the-mill aquarium into an underwater playground. With a simple squeeze of the hand-held pump, Bloop fires tiny rings of bubbles for Goldie to jump through. He’ll be swimming circles around his fishy friends in no time! Invented Read More...

The world’s your playground: Introducing… Swingling!

Who needs a swing set when you can have Swingling? This compact, portable swing can be set up anywhere where there’s a sturdy horizontal structure. From family picnics to music festivals and beyond, the world’s your playground with Swingling. Plus, when you’re done, Swingling folds up to an easy-to-carry size, and all hardware and cables Read More...

Donate to the family of Steven Shaw

This post is also a thread in the Quirky forums. Click here to visit the thread. Thank you all who have reached out with a desire to financially assist Steven’s family. As you know, Steven’s world revolved around his genius son, PJ Shaw. Quirky has worked with Steven’s family, as well as other online communities Read More...

Announcement: the Future of Invention Challenges

We’re so thrilled with the ideas flowing in from our Invention Challenges, that we’ve decided to kick it up a notch. From now on, we’ll be posting all-new challenges on a regular basis. Sometimes these challenges will include a brand partner (think: The Home Depot, Real Simple, or GE), other times we’ll come up with Read More...

He can dig it: Introducing… Sanders!

If you’ve ever thought the only thing missing from a beautiful beach day was a robot, then you’re in luck. Meet, Sanders. This playful, modular beach toy includes everything you need to make the sand creation of your dreams, including a rake, shovel, sand sifter, bucket, castle mold, and a piece to make a little Read More...

The versatile vacuum: Introducing… SwitchVac!

Robotic vacuums are awesome for everyday upkeep. But some messes require the careful diligence of an upright. Enter: SwitchVac. This dual-mode vacuum features a base unit which can clean all on its own or with the help of the detachable handle. Now you don’t have to choose between convenience and a thorough clean. Invented by Read More...

This Week’s Brainstorm Forecast…

Brainstorm with us this Wednesday at 6pm ET on quirky.com/live. We’ll quick sketch concepts, test out wacky prototypes, and ask for your opinions on what we should do next.  Here are the 3 segments and 3 idea lineup for this week’s broadcast. Leave your comments/questions/suggestions on the lineup below and we’ll cover as many as we Read More...

Straight off the rack: Introducing… Hangline!

Kick ugly creases to the curb with Hangline! This innovative hanging solution features double rods coated in grippy rubber to hold pants and skirts upright by the waistband so they won’t wrinkle. What’s more, each Hangline includes five rungs, allowing you to hang multiple pairs of pants at once. Dreamt up by Eddy Vermeiren, who Read More...

STE-val: An Extra Special Eval

Every Thursday we come together at Quirky to evaluate the best ideas and crown new inventors.  This past week’s Eval was very close to our hearts because it was a tribute to our beloved Head of Community: Steven Shaw. In Steven’s honor we evaluated nine kitchen related submissions. The majority of them were ideas which Read More...

A Man Who Needs No Introduction: In Memory of Steven Shaw

In Steven’s honor, we look back at some of his greatest moments at Quirky.

Wine’s toughest critic: Introducing… Vini!

It’s an all too familiar scene: You’re jonesing for a nice glass of wine but your only option is a half-empty bottle leftover from last week. How are you supposed to know if it’s still good? Don’t play the guessing game, use Vini. This smart stopper reads the temperature and pH levels of your vino Read More...

The Sweet Story Behind Bake Shapes

To celebrate the new Pluck and Bake Shapes set, we sat down with inventor Hadar Ferris to chat about how she came up with Bake Shapes. Watch the video above to get a behind-the-scenes peek at Hadar’s visit to Quirky HQ and some sweet inspiration for a Bake Shapes creation of your own!

This Week’s Brainstorm Cancelled…

Sorry folks, looks like our Quirky meteorologists were off. Due to unforeseen weather conditions, we won’t be able to broadcast our Brainstorm this week. Don’t worry though, we’ll be back broadcasting live next Wednesday from 6-6:30 pm on quirky.com/live. See you then.

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